Evelyn Glennie

How to truly listen

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Filmed Jan 2003 at TED2003
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In this soaring demonstration, deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie illustrates how listening to music involves much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrums.

Evelyn Glennie
/ Musician

Percussionist and composer Dame Evelyn Glennie lost nearly all of her hearing by age 12. Rather than isolating her, it has given her a unique connection to her music.  Full bio.

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